|He Fell in Love with His Wife - Edward P. Roe|
LibriVox recording of He Fell in Love with His Wife by Edward P. Roe. Read in English by Lee Smalley; Claudia Salto; Sharon C.; Catzhelping; Michelle Goode; Anna Simon; acousticwave; Lynne Thompson; Ellen Preckel James desperately needs someone to help him keep his farm going, but has failure after colossal failure finding a good housekeeper. Alida marries a man only to find out he's already married...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; christian fiction; business marriage; marriage of convenience
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|Mary: A Fiction - Mary Wollstonecraft|
LibriVox recording of Mary: A Fiction by Mary Wollstonecraft. Read in English by TriciaGMary: A Fiction, published in 1788, is a tragic story that decries marriages not based on love. It can be considered an example of feminist fiction.Mary's parents are in a loveless marriage. As the second-born, female child, she is neglected; her education is self-directed from books, nature, and her own inclinations...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; tragedy; Friendship; feminist fiction; marriage of convenience; dysfunctional marriage; conventional marriage
|Sin Takes A Holiday - C. E. Sullivan; E. B. Derr|
A dowdy secretary named Sylvia Brenner (Constance Bennett) agrees to marry her rich, divorce lawyer boss Gaylord Stanton (Kenneth MacKenna) so that he can avoid a marriage to one of his regular clients. The deal is that Sylvia will get a great allowance and the ability to travel anywhere she wants. While on a trip to Paris she begins to find herself and develop into a confident, uninhibited woman. She attracts one of Gaylord's cad friends Reggie Durant (Basil Rathbone) and contemplates an "affai...
Keywords: Pre-Code; romance; marriage; dirvorce; marriage of convenience; contract; Constance Bennett; Basil Rathbone; Kenneth MacKenna; social mores; morals; Pathé Exchange; talkies; early sound systems
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